Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prefix.
Prefixes Sentence Examples
Derivation is effected by infixes, prefixes, affixes and reduplication.
The old language seems to have pronounced prefixes extensively which in modern pronunciation in central Tibet are largely lost, whilst the soft initials have become aspirated or hardened and tones have developed, and in the west and east, where prefixes and soft initials have been preserved, there are no tones.
By means of agglutination, that is, by adding to the bases form-words as prefixes, suffixes or infixes, the Tibetan language has developed a considerable grammatical system and is now agglutinating rather than isolating.
g, d, b, m, 'h, are regarded as prefixes, and are called so for all purposes, though they belong sometimes to the stern.